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80% of all Bitcoin (BTC) would now be in the hands of long-term holders

Bitcoin: “forks” continue to position in the long term

This new report from analytics firm Glassnode shows that with the price of Bitcoin (BTC) falling, the market calmed down once more. The number of entities in the network historically follows price increases and the enthusiasm of new entrants, but now we are in a period of decline:

Source: Glassnode

If there are fewer newcomers, those who remain logically tend to be people who keep their documents, called “holders.” There is also an increase from number of entities that currently have profitsthat is, they have BTC at a higher price than they bought it.

Currently, 79% of entities would make a profit if they decided to sell. This suggests that a good portion of investors would prefer to hold their coins and wait a possible rise in the price of Bitcoin.

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A conviction that the price will continue to rise?

Glassnode also evokes a more psychological aspect of those who indulge in “HODL”:

“We measure the conviction of holders of existing coins, operating amid fairly historic volatility (and a lot of FUD). “

The latter now represent a more than substantial part of investors. 80% of Bitcoin On circulation it is Clong-term maintained, according to data from Glassnode. The report also points to the drop in the number of transactions, which peaked amid the bull run in early 2021.

Hence a conclusion of the analysis:

“Despite the relatively low blockchain activity, […] we attend a tendency to extreme accumulation and KEEP. It is quite unique to this market cycle and is a dynamic worth watching. “

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Bitcoin price does not rise again

Multiple predictions promised a Bitcoin that would once again top $ 64,000 by the end of the year, or even approach $ 100,000. This is undoubtedly what partly motivates investors. But for now, the price of BTC tended rather to go downr, after its subsequent fall in early September.

While it still exceeded $ 50,000 on Sept. 7, it did not hold, lowering the $ 45,000 threshold around Sept. 20. Since then, the BTC evolves in a range between $ 39,500 and $ 45,000 :

Bitcoin BTC Price

Source: TradingView, BTC / USDT

Will the price of Bitcoin manage to regain its splendor after a rather gloomy September? Respond in the next few weeks …

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About the author: Marine Debelloir

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Cryptoast Deputy Editor-in-Chief, I fell into the cryptocurrency pot a few years ago. I am passionate about the innovative technologies that emerge from the blockchain and I like to find the most delicious information to share with you.
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